University of Hawaii at Manoa

New rhythm for El Nino discovered

El Niño wreaks havoc across the globe, shifting weather patterns that spawn droughts in some regions and floods in others. The impacts of this tropical Pacific climate phenomenon are well known and documented.

May 26, 2013 4.6 / 5 (17) 3 | with audio podcast

Dramatic long-term shift in Pacific ecosystem

The Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) has enabled scientists to determine that a long-term shift in ...

Jan 09, 2014 3.6 / 5 (10) 3 | with audio podcast

Safety in numbers? Not so for corals

Traditionally, it was assumed that corals do not face a risk of extinction unless they become very rare or have a very restricted range. A team of scientists from the University of Hawaii – Manoa (UHM), ...

Nov 15, 2013 2.9 / 5 (8) 1

El Nino is becoming more active

A new approach to analyzing paleo-climate reconstructions of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon resolves disagreements and reveals that ENSO activity during the 20th century has been unusually ...

Oct 28, 2013 3.9 / 5 (10) 8 | with audio podcast